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Virginia's On The Bay

815 Trout St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5027
361-749-4088
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Ranked #42 of 72 restaurants in Port Aransas
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Chicago area
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Virginia's has been one of our "go to" restaurants over the last several years. You can't beat the atmosphere....beautiful view of the water and the ships coming and going. Service has never been a problem. Servers are generally attentive and do a good job. The food, however, has slipped a bit. We started off with a Blooming Onion which was... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Outdoor seating only with roof and fans. Service was acceptable. The fried food was good, fries wilty, the fish had an odd combination of flavors, not bad, but not yummy either. My shrimp salad was lettuce, tomatoes, olives with 1 boiled egg sliced. Unfortunately, I don't like tomatoes or olives. The grilled shrimp was good. Make sure to get a... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Overpriced. Good location, good service and hey, it's summer! So, I can't blame them, but it is still overpriced! Oh, and the food is ok.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The food is good; the view of the marina is awesome; you can watch the yachts and other ships go in and out of the Jetty. You can watch the pirate ships sail in and out; You can also watch the pelicans go fishing and swim around the channels. It is conveniently located near the Jetty boat so if you... More

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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Yes, they have wait time. What restaurant at dinner time doesn't in Port A? Yes, limited kids menu. Having a small menu is it's charm. Menu is posted on their website, we previewed felt VOTB fit our family. Normal wait time for food to arrive. Salad can be added w/ meal. Servers have gone above and beyond (John F. -... More

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Arlington, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I went in the middle of the day and had boiled shrimp by the pound for lunch. They were very good. Went back for dinner and took fish that we had caught. The cooked some it grilled and some blackened. It was some of the best fish I have eaten. They were busy and it did take a while to... More

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Aransas Pass, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The atmostphere is great, open and on the water. Go upstairs and enjoy the view and have some drinks, but do not have the food! It is very expensive for Morton's frozen fried shrimp!!! The shrimp was awful!! Definitely frozen and out of box! My side salad was wilted and just as bad. I had pretty good service but it... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We always go here when in town for some cold beers and grilled fish sandwich's or oyster po'boys. Always good and right on the bay! Nothing bad to say...a good spot to have a good lunch!

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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We came here for dinner and drinks on a Friday night at 7pm and waited 35 minutes for a table. While waiting we sat at the bar, it took 15 minutes for the bartenders to even notice that we were there wanting to order anything. By the time we sat down we ordered and we were disappointed with our food.... More

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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great menu for adults. Spent adult daughters BD here and menu is extensive for us, however for the 9 & 10 Gkids it is very limited (grilled cheese and fish nuggets) would be nice to have a kids hamburger, just a suggestion. Very busy place might want to make reservations or go early 5ish for dinner. Seating at wharf side... More

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